Here’s a classic Pakistani recipe that everyone, even the fussy kids, will love. Bonus – the recipe is remarkably hard to mess up.
Here’s another super simple and easy Pilau recipe that I love to prepare on a day when I’m just not bothered to go all out – yes I have those days! Another bonus with this particular pilau is it’s a one-pot meal and uses few spices, so this Chana Pilau is a definite winner. IRead more
As this Gosht Dopiaza is simmering away, I get an opportunity to sit back basking in the comfort of knowing I’ve got a delicious dinner simmering away… and I begin to think. I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather – sometimes, I feel like I’ve been hit by a truck. I think its myRead more
In this recipe, I’m taking the traditional Chicken Kofta curry and making it just that extra bit fancier, by adding an egg. Not boiled to serve on the side, but I’m putting the egg inside the kofta. Doesn’t sound very fancy, but believe me, whenever I serve this everyone thinks the fancy game has beenRead more
Peas and rice – we have here a much loved pair. Lets pair that with some soft, caramelised fried onions and aromatic cloves and cinnamon. We have here a winning combination. Mattar Pilau, rice cooked with peas and onions, have always been a favourite at my Mother’s house. My Mother would cook this to serveRead more
The first time I had Kabuli Pilau was in my first year of college, at a local restaurant with my family. I remember seeing the dished out serving platter of lightly browned rice, scattered with glistening raisins and carrots and large chunks of meat and thinking ‘Oh, well. Guess I’m not eating tonight’. Before thatRead more
Hello and Salaam! My absence from the blog-sphere has been far longer than I had anticipated or ever had wanted to be. The reason for my absence has been my laptop keyboard, which isn’t working (and still hasn’t been repaired, mind you). The reason its taking so long to solve the issue is because meRead more
Hello and salaam everyone! I haven’t posted on here for a while (a week, which is a lot for me) and it’s not because I haven’t been cooking or anything like that, but it’s because my laptop went haywire on me some weeks ago and the keyboard has been almost impossible to work with. EvenRead more
If you’re following me on my Instagram or have read my previous blog posts, you’ll probably know by now that me and my Mother has VERY different cooking styles. She is simple, doesn’t like lots of spices and will choose the quicker and easier option where possible. Me, though. Oh… hehe, me. I thrive onRead more
A good ol’ Biryani pretty much speaks for itself. It doesn’t need an introduction or a prompt to notice it – it does all of things simply by being itself.